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Egypt reveals details of Taba, Nuweiba incidents

Egypt’s military spokesperson Colonel Gharib Abdel-Hafez announced new details regarding the two incidents of a foreign projectile falling in Nuweiba and a drone in Taba.

The military spokesperson explained that following up on the ongoing investigations by the competent committee into the two incidents and analyzing all gathered data has revealed that the two drones were heading from the south of the Red Sea to the north.

One of them was targeted for outside Egyptian airspace in the Gulf of Aqaba region with its debris falling in an uninhabited area in Nuweiba, while the other fell in Taba, Abdel-Hafez said in a statement on his official Facebook page.

The Air Force and Air Defense Forces are intensifying efforts to secure Egyptian airspace on all strategic directions of the country.

The Israeli army announced that an aerial threat was recently detected in the Red Sea area, with fighter jets called to deal with it.

The Israeli army indicated that the matter remains under investigation, and added, “To our understanding, the strike that took place in Egypt originated in this threat.”

The statement pointed out that Israel, along with Egypt and the US, are working to strengthen protection in the region against threats from the Red Sea region.

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